Tom Brady

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football quarterback who played for 23 seasons. He spent the first 20 seasons of his career with the New England Patriots, playing in 10 Super Bowls and winning 7 of them, the most of any player in NFL history, from 2000 to 2023. He is widely regarded as greatest quarterback in football history, and one of the greatest football players of all time.

Brady smiling in uniform
Brady with the Patriots in 2017
No. 12
Personal information
Born: (1977-08-03) August 3, 1977 (age 46)
San Mateo, California
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Career information
High school:Junípero Serra
(San Mateo, California)
NFL Draft:2000 / Round: 6 / Pick: 199
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics as of Week 9, 2021
Passing attempts:11,317
Passing completions:7,263
Completion percentage:64.2
Passing yards:84,520
Passer rating:97.6
Rushing yards:1,124
Rushing touchdowns:27
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Player stats at PFR


Picked late in the 2000 NFL Draft, Brady became the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots after Drew Bledsoe got hurt. He played surprisingly well and led New England to its first Super Bowl win in 2001.

Since then, he has won a record of five Super Bowl MVP awards (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, LI, LV) as well as three NFL MVP awards (2007, 2010, 2017).[1]

Brady was a 14 time NFL Pro-Bowler, an award given to outstanding players in the league at their position.

Brady is also famous for his number "12" as well as being married to supermodel Gisele Bundchen from 2009 to 2022.

On February 1, 2022, Brady announced his retirement after 22 seasons in the NFL, in an Instagram post.[2][3] However, several weeks later, he announced that he was not going to retire and would return to the NFL. On February 1, 2023, Brady announced his retirement in a Twitter post “for good” after 23 seasons in the NFL.

Tom Brady Media


  1. Wesseling, Chris (February 3, 2018). "Tom Brady named NFL's MVP for third time of career" (in en). Retrieved July 26, 2018. 
  2. "Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady officially announces retirement". February 1, 2022. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  3. Shpigel, Ben (February 1, 2022). "Tom Brady, 7-Time Super Bowl Champion, Retires After 22 Seasons". New York Times. Retrieved February 1, 2022.